The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1819


Caroline von Humboldt and her children leave Rome in the rain. At the same time, Henriette Herz and several others leave the city. They are accompanied part of the way by the Buti family and all the artists in Casa Buti, including Thorvaldsen, in five small carriages.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 6.5.1819 from Caroline von Humboldt to Wilhelm von Humboldt.
  • Louise Seidler’s diary, 1874, p. 278.

Last updated 28.01.2019